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  • NASCAR fans try to diminish Joey Logano's win at Kansas: 'This isn't racing'
    • NASCAR fans try to diminish Joey Logano's win at Kansas: 'This isn't racing'
    While some defended the polarizing Team Penske driver, others were dismayed to see Joey Logano advance to the Cup Series championship....2020
  • • NASCAR: How Joey Logano’s win shook up the playoff picture
    Joey Logano’s victory at Kansas Speedway shook up the NASCAR Cup Series playoff picture because of where he sits in points. The first driver to clinch a spot in the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series Championship 4 is a driver who, even after his victory, does not rank in the top four in points. Team Penske’s […] NASCAR: How Joey Logano’s win shook up the playoff picture - Beyond the F...2020
  • • NASCAR: The biggest loser from Joey Logano’s win
    Nobody lost more distance to a provisional NASCAR Cup Series Championship 4 spot due to Joey Logano’s win at Kansas Speedway than Chase Elliott. Team Penske’s Joey Logano ended a 28-race win drought on Sunday at Kansas Speedway to lock up a spot in the NASCAR Cup Series Championship 4 for the second time in […] NASCAR: The biggest loser from Joey Logano’s win - Beyond the F...2020
  • • With 'all the effort, all the time,' Logano, Wolfe driven for Cup Series title shot
    Crew chief Paul Wolfe has been a part of Team Penske since 2010, when he helped guide a young Brad Keselowski to the Xfinity Series championship. Joey Logano has been with Roger Penske’s organization since 2013, when he took over driving duties for the No. 22 Ford that is now his longtime home. The two […]...2020
  • • Logano’s In And Loving It
    It’s party time for Joey Logano. A two-week job, too. Suffer, you seven others who will need to either win a race or pile up points in order to keep Cup Series championship hopes afloat ......2020
  • Joey Logano locks into the Championship 4 with Kansas Playoff win
    • Joey Logano locks into the Championship 4 with Kansas Playoff win
    Joey Logano held off Kevin Harvick by a scant .312-seconds in a high speed duel to the checkered flag to win the Hollywood Casino 400 Playoff race at Kansas Speedway on Sunday and earn the first position in the NASCAR Cup Series Championship 4 that will vie for the season title Nov. 8 at Phoenix […]...2020
  • Kurt Busch’s day goes up in smoke as his engines expires
    • Kurt Busch’s day goes up in smoke as his engines expires
    Kurt Busch's chances at a 2nd career Cup Series championship take a hit as his engines expires halfway through Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series' Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway....2020
  • • Logano out-duels Harvick for Kansas Cup win, heads to title race
    Joey Logano went toe-to-toe with Kevin Harvick in a nearly 40-lap duel to the finish and earned the right to compete for the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series championship....2020
  • • NASCAR: Kyle Busch’s struggles didn’t just start in 2020
    Kyle Busch’s winless 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season comes on the heels of a five-win 2019 season that saw him win his second championship. But his slump didn’t start in 2020. Joe Gibbs Racing’s Kyle Busch was eliminated from 2020 NASCAR Cup Series championship contention following the round of 12, marking his earliest elimination ever […] NASCAR: Kyle Busch’s struggles...2020
  • • NASCAR: Kyle Busch sees massive 201-race streak end
    Kyle Busch is set to compete in a NASCAR Cup Series race without a chance to win that season’s championship for the first time in six years. Joe Gibbs Racing’s Kyle Busch missed out on competing in the NASCAR Cup Series Championship 4 the first year it was introduced back in 2014. But he has […] NASCAR: Kyle Busch sees massive 201-race streak end - Beyond the Flag - Beyond the Fl...2020

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Series Championship injury and suspension

  • • Nationals Place Adam Eaton On 10-Day IL
    The Nationals announced that they have placed outfielder Adam Eaton on the 10-day injured list with a fractured left index finger. They reinstated infielder Brock Holt from the paternity list in a corresponding move. With the Nationals at 18-29 and in no position to defend their 2019 World Series championship, this injury will end the…...2020
  • • Brett Moffitt suffers fracture in both legs
    Moffitt, who won the NASCAR Truck Series championship in 2018 with Hattori Racing Enterprises, suffered fractures in both of his legs over the weekend.A statement from team read: "GMS Racing No. 23 driver Brett Moffitt is recovering from surgery following an accident Saturday on a motocross bike in which he suffered a fracture in both of his legs. Moffitt is in very good spirits and his ...Keep re...2020
  • • Assessing camp battle for Nationals' No. 5 starter slot
    When it comes to the Nationals’ rotation, this much is a near certainty: If healthy, it should be among the game’s premier starting staffs in 2020. That was the case last year when Max Scherzer, Stephen Strasburg, Patrick Corbin and Anibal Sanchez combined for 123 regular-season starts of high-end production to help the team to a playoff berth.  Those four were also important contributors during t...2020
  • • Alex Rodriguez blasts Astros’ players for showing no remorse for cheating
    Alex Rodriguez has experienced what it’s like to suffer the consequences in MLB for cheating. As the former New York Yankees star now looks at the Houston Astros players getting away with cheating to win a World Series championship, he made it clear they deserve what’s coming to them. During ESPN’s broadcast, Rodriguez called out the Astros for not showing any remorse after getting caught for chea...2020
  • • MLB drops hammer on Astros for stealing signs during 2017 World Series season
    Major League Baseball concluded its investigation into the sign-stealing practices the Houston Astros engaged in during their World Series championship season in 2017, and the punishment is even harsher than many expected. MLB announced that Astros manager AJ Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow have both been suspended for the entire 2020 season. Houston will also be fined $5 million, which is t...2020
  • • NASCAR Cup: Kyle Busch re-signs with Joe Gibbs Racing
    Joe Gibbs Racing announced Thursday that it had signed driver Kyle Busch and sponsor Mars Inc. to multi-year contract extensions. Details of the extensions including the lengths of the contracts were not disclosed. “I’m proud and honored to continue to compete for Joe Gibbs Racing and Mars,” Busch said. “Racing for more than a decade with such an iconic team and sponsor has been incredible, and kn...2019
  • • Chris Duncan continues fight with brain cancer
    Chris Duncan, a member of the Cardinals' 2006 World Series championship team who later carved a second career as a local sports-talk radio personality, has entered another round of treatment in his fight against brain cancer....2019
  • • Charlie Morton agrees to two-year deal with Rays
    The Rays have reached agreement on a deal with right-hander Charlie Morton, according to MLB.com’s Jon Paul Morosi (Twitter link).  Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reported earlier Wednesday that Morton and the Rays were close to a deal, and also first reported on the interest between the two sides earlier this week.  Morton, a client of Jet Sports Management, will earn $30M over the two-year c...2018
  • • NASCAR Cup: Childers, Smith allowed to celebrate with team if Kevin Harvick wins 2018 title
    If Kevin Harvick wins the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship at Homestead-Miami Speedway, crew chief Rodney Childers and car chief Robert “Cheddar” Smith will be able to join in the post-race celebration, despite their two-race suspensions from NASCAR competition that includes Sunday’s season-finale. Harvick’s No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing team was penalized as a result of an illegal s...2018
  • • NASCAR Cup: Kevin Harvick will have a new tire changer at Homestead-Miami Speedway
    Kevin Harvick will have a slightly tweaked pit crew when he takes on Kyle Busch, Martin Truex Jr. and Joey Logano on at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday for the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship. Stewart-Haas Racing has swapped the rear tire changers between Harvick’s No. 4 team and Aric Almirola’s No. 10 team ahead of the 2018 season finale. Almirola was eliminated from the pla...2018

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Series Championship trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Why Brad Keselowski can win the NASCAR Cup Series title amid uncertain future
    Brad Keseloswki and his team are focused on winning a Cup Series championship this year, despite not having a contract for the 2021 season....2020
  • • Ryan Blaney, Team Penske agree to contract extension
    Not only is 26-year-old NASCAR Cup Series championship leader Ryan Blaney off to the best start of his career, his Team Penske crew has duly taken note of his stellar record and high potential by rewarding his work with a multi-year contract extension. Team Penske announced the news Friday from Phoenix...2020
  • • Alex Rodriguez blasts Astros’ players for showing no remorse for cheating
    Alex Rodriguez has experienced what it’s like to suffer the consequences in MLB for cheating. As the former New York Yankees star now looks at the Houston Astros players getting away with cheating to win a World Series championship, he made it clear they deserve what’s coming to them. During ESPN’s broadcast, Rodriguez called out the Astros for not showing any remorse after getting caught for chea...2020
  • • 2014 NASCAR champion Harvick signs 2-year extension with SHR
    Kevin Harvick has agreed to a two-year contract extension with Stewart-Haas Racing that will take the 44-year-old NASCAR champion through the 2023 season. Harvick, who won the 2014 Cup Series championship, said Saturday at Daytona International Speedway that he had been signed through 2021. Harvick...2020
  • • MLB drops hammer on Astros for stealing signs during 2017 World Series season
    Major League Baseball concluded its investigation into the sign-stealing practices the Houston Astros engaged in during their World Series championship season in 2017, and the punishment is even harsher than many expected. MLB announced that Astros manager AJ Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow have both been suspended for the entire 2020 season. Houston will also be fined $5 million, which is t...2020
  • • Assessing the Los Angeles Dodgers' outlook this offseason
    MLBTR has published Offseason Outlooks for all 30 teams. Click here to read the other entries in this series. The 2019 season resulted in another NL West title but more playoff disappointment for the powerhouse Dodgers. Now, newly extended president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman is once again looking for ways to get the Dodgers their first World Series championship since 1988. Guaranteed ...2019
  • • NASCAR Cup: Kyle Busch re-signs with Joe Gibbs Racing
    Joe Gibbs Racing announced Thursday that it had signed driver Kyle Busch and sponsor Mars Inc. to multi-year contract extensions. Details of the extensions including the lengths of the contracts were not disclosed. “I’m proud and honored to continue to compete for Joe Gibbs Racing and Mars,” Busch said. “Racing for more than a decade with such an iconic team and sponsor has been incredible, and kn...2019
  • • Padres officially announce record-breaking Manny Machado deal
    The San Diego Padres on Thursday made official what pretty much the entire Major League Baseball world has known over the past few days. The team announced that it has indeed signed star infielder Manny Machado to a whopping 10-year, $300 million contract — confirming earlier reports. “Manny Machado is a generational talent, and we’re ecstatic that he’s chosen to spend his prime years in a San Die...2019
  • • Red Sox remain surprisingly silent on bullpen market
    The Red Sox have been surprisingly silent on the bullpen market this winter despite the fact that Joe Kelly has left for the Dodgers and Craig Kimbrel remains unsigned — seemingly likely to land with another organization as well, based on comments from Boston president of baseball ops Dave Dombrowski. ESPN.com’s Buster Olney writes (subscription required), however, that the Sox are confident in a ...2019
  • • NASCAR Cup: Daniel Suarez – SHR’s newest addition
    SUBMITTED ARTICLE Stewart-Haas Racing has recently signed on Daniel Suarez to its Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series lineup that is set to take place in 2019. The driver, who is originally from Mexico and recently turned 27, will be piloting the team’s No. 41 For Mustang, and has been given sponsorship from Haas Automation and ARRIS International PLC. He will be joining teammates Aric Almirola, Clin...2019

Series Championship stats

  • • Red Sox vs. Dodgers score: Live World Series Game 5 updates, highlights, stats, full coverage
    The Red Sox will try to clinch the World Series championship on Sunday night...2018
  • • Red Sox vs. Dodgers score: Live updates from World Series Game 5, highlights, stats, full coverage
    The Red Sox will try to clinch the World Series championship on Sunday night...2018
  • • Joe Gibbs Racing 2018 NASCAR Team Preview
    A new face joins the Joe Gibbs Racing lineup for the 2018 NASCAR season as the team looks for more continued success and another championship. Kyle Busch, No. 18 M&M’s Toyota (Crew Chief: Adam Stevens) 2017 stats: 2nd in points, 5 wins, 14 top fives, 22 top tens, 8 poles, 39 playoff points 2017 recap: Kyle Busch came within one position of winning his second career NASCAR Cup Series championship. ...2018
  • • Who are the Washington Nationals’ most important players heading into 2018?
    The Washington Nationals have been a very good team for a long time now. However, their window for winning a World Series Championship any time soon may be closing. With key players such as Bryce Harper becoming free agents after this upcoming campaign, the time is now for Washington to bring home a championship. Here are three of the most important players for the Washington Nationals in 2018. Ma...2017
  • • Johnny Sauter Looks to Win Back-to-Back Championships
    Johnny Sauter goes into championship weekend at Homestead Miami Speedway in the same position he was in last year. That position is a chance to win the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship. Sauter captured his first championship in NASCAR’s top-three series in 2016, thanks to his 12 top-fives and three wins. So far in 2017, Sauter improved on those stats, with 12 top-five finishes and fo...2017

Series Championship kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • The Scene Vault: Dale Earnhardt Jr. On His Dad, 1998 Busch Series Championship
    By Rick Houston Dale Earnhardt Jr. coveted his father‘s approval, on the track or off. Going into the 1998 Busch Series season finale, in fact, Dale Jr. admitted that he was looking forward to seeing the look in his daddy‘s eyes once he‘d clinched the championship. All he had to do, basically, was to start the […]...2020
  • • The Scene Vault: Dale Earnhardt Jr. On His Dad, 1998 Busch Series Championship
    By Rick Houston Dale Earnhardt Jr. coveted his father‘s approval, on the track or off. Going into the 1998 Busch Series season finale, in fact, Dale Jr. admitted that he was looking forward to seeing the look in his daddy‘s eyes once he‘d clinched the championship. All he had to do, basically, was to start the […]...2020
  • • Go Fas Racing names new crew chief for Corey LaJoie
    Go Fas Racing on Tuesday named Sparks as the new crew chief of its No. 32 Fords. Sparks most recently worked as a race engineer at Richard Childress Racing with Austin Dillon’s No. 3 Chevrolet team.He also worked as a race engineer during Dillon’s 2011 Truck and 2013 Xfinity series championship seasons.“I am beyond ecstatic for the opportunity that the St. Hilaire family has given ...Keep reading...2020
  • • Will Martin Truex remain a championship contender without Cole Pearn?
    A somewhat surprising announcement recently came out of the Joe Gibbs Racing stables when former NASCAR Cup Series championship winning crew chief Cole Pearn revealed that he had decided to step down from his duties as the leader of the No. 19 Toyota team of driver Martin Truex, Jr. Together the pair has won 24 races and the 2017 NASCAR Cup Series title. Citing a need to spend more time with his f...2019
  • • Jarrod Saltalamacchia retires
    Veteran catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia has announced that he is calling it a career. The 33-year-old spent parts of a dozen seasons at the MLB level. In a statement to The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal (Facebook link), Saltalamacchia expressed gratitude to his former organizations, teammates and fans, along with his family and agent Jim Munsey. He also spoke of the honor he felt following in the footste...2019
  • • Ozzie 'back with my family' at SoxFest
    Ozzie Guillen returned home on Friday night. The man who played shortstop for the White Sox from 1985-97 and then managed eight years on the South Side, including the 2005 World Series championship season, made his first appearance at SoxFest since 2011...2019
  • • NASCAR Cup: Richard Childress Racing reunites Danny Stockman with Austin Dillon
    NBC Sports has confirmed that Danny Stockman will replace Justin Alexander as crew chief on the No. 3 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet team of Austin Dillon in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2019. Stockman’s move to the No. 3 Cup Series team will be a reunion for Dillon and Stockman. Stockman already has been Dillon’s crew chief for two Cup Series races. Stockman filled in for Alexander...2018
  • • Anthony Rizzo backs Joe Maddon amid hot seat talk
    Joe Maddon has enjoyed tremendous success in his four seasons as manager of the Chicago Cubs, but there has been some talk about his World Series championship and NL Manager of the Year Award not being enough for him to keep his job next year. At least one of Maddon’s star players thinks that is ludicrous.After the Cubs lost the NL Wild Card Game in 13 innings on Tuesday, slugger Anthony Rizzo was...2018
  • • Ex-Astros coach who almost died at W.S. parade will be on All-Star Game staff
    Houston Astros first base coach Rich Dauer, who nearly died at the parade celebrating the team’s World Series championship last year, will join AJ Hinch’s staff at the 2018 All-Star Game, as the Astros skipper will be managing the AL squad. Brian McTaggart, Astros beat writer for the MLB.com tweeted out the heartwarming news. Dauer collapsed at the parade in Houston last year, something that was p...2018

Top Series Championship news

  • • Keuchel sorry, says ex-teammates should be, too
    Former Houston Astros pitcher Dallas Keuchel apologized on Friday, becoming the first member of the 2017 World Series championship team to apologize for using electronics to steal signs. Keuchel says everyone on the team should apologize....2020
  • • Carpenter, Rolen highlight Cards on HOF ballot
    A Cy Young Award winner, the franchise's all-time saves leader and an eight-time Gold Glove Award winner are among the former Cardinals to land on the 2018 National Baseball Hall of Fame ballot. All three -- Chris Carpenter, Jason Isringhausen and Scott Rolen -- were also members of the organization's 2006 World Series championship team....2017
  • • Carlos Beltran Announces Retirement
    Carlos Beltran will retire after spending parts of 20 seasons in the Majors, he announced today via The Players’ Tribune. The former AL Rookie of the Year and nine-time All-Star won his first World Series championship with the Astros in 2017 and will end a likely Hall of Fame career on that high note. More…...2017
  • • Maddon reunites with Cubs: 'It's very comfortable'
    Joe Maddon, now managing the Angels after guiding the Cubs to an elusive World Series championship in 2016, enjoyed a mini-reunion with his former team during a spring training exhibition Monday at Arizona's Sloan Park....2020
  • Martin Truex Jr. wins first NASCAR championship
    • Martin Truex Jr. wins first NASCAR championship
    Martin Truex Jr. was crowned NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series championship Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway....2017
  • • NASCAR: Kyle Busch can join elite company with a win in 2020
    If Kyle Busch finds victory lane at any point throughout the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season, he will join elite company in the sport’s history books. Coming off his second career NASCAR Cup Series championship in the 2019 season, Joe Gibbs Racing’s Kyle Busch has his sights set on more in what is slated to […] NASCAR: Kyle Busch can join elite company with a win in 2020 - Beyond t...2020
  • Dream Championship Season for Truex Jr.
    • Dream Championship Season for Truex Jr.
    Martin Truex Jr. capped off a dominating season with his first career Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship....2017
  • • D.C. details, 'Baby Shark' feature in Nats' WS ring
    The Washington Nationals unveiled the design of their 2019 World Series championship ring on Sunday after players nixed a plan to hold a virtual ring presentation ceremony....2020
  • • Why Brad Keselowski can win the NASCAR Cup Series title amid uncertain future
    2020
  • Truex Jr. Wins Race and Championship
    • Truex Jr. Wins Race and Championship
    Martin Truex Jr. held off Kyle Busch to win Sunday's Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway and the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship....2017
  • • NASCAR: Is 2020 Denny Hamlin’s year to win the championship?
    After a career year in 2019, Denny Hamlin comes into 2020 still looking for his first NASCAR Cup Series championship. Can he get that first title this year? In 2019, Denny Hamlin had one of his best seasons of his NASCAR Cup Series career. The only season it is really comparable to is 2010, when […] NASCAR: Is 2020 Denny Hamlin’s year to win the championship? - Beyond the Flag - Beyond...2020
  • • Hinch: 'Fair question' if Astros' Series win tainted
    Former Astros manager AJ Hinch isn't dismissing the idea that Houston's 2017 World Series championship has been tainted by the sign-stealing scandal that cost him his job, telling MLB Network in an interview, "It's a fair question."...2020
  • Truex Jr. Honored in Las Vegas
    • Truex Jr. Honored in Las Vegas
    Martin Truex Jr. was honored for winning the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship during Thursday night's annual awards banquet at the Wynn Las Vegas....2017
  • Kyle Busch Short of Second Title
    • Kyle Busch Short of Second Title
    Kyle Busch finished one position short of a second career Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship....2017

Series Championship schedule, game

  • • NASCAR: How Joey Logano’s win shook up the playoff picture
    2020
  • • NASCAR: One playoff driver penalized before Kansas
    Martin Truex Jr. is set to drop to the rear of the field after his #19 Toyota failed inspection twice before the NASCAR Cup Series round of 8 playoff race at Kansas Speedway. Due to the current starting lineup format, the eight drivers remaining in contention for the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series championship were slated […] NASCAR: One playoff driver penalized before Kansas - Beyond the Flag - Bey...2020
  • • The Four Drivers to Race for the Championship Will Be …
    The strange and disjointed NASCAR Cup Series season is winding toward an ending with one more segment of three races remaining before the Championship 4 will race in the Cup Series Championship at Phoenix Raceway on November 8th. Half of the 16 competitors who began the NASCAR Playoffs as title contenders have been eliminated with four more set to be removed following the next three events on the ...2020
  • • Chase Elliott: “We can run with whoever when we’re at our best"
    While Elliott had qualified for the playoffs in each of his five fulltime seasons in Cup, he has never qualified for the Championship 4 with a chance to win a series championship.A victory at the Charlotte Roval on Sunday ensured another trip to the Round of 8 and three chances for a win that will lock him into the Championship 4 – Kansas, Texas and Martinsville, Va.Read ...Keep reading...2020
  • • Xfinity playoff standings entering Round of 8
    Justin Allgaier remains in position to return to the Xfinity Series championship race for a second consecutive year. Allgaier is one of the eight drivers left in the Xfinity playoff standings heading into the third round, which begins Saturday at Kansas Speedway (7 p.m. ET on NBCSN). The remaining playoff drivers are: Chase Briscoe, Austin...2020
  • • NASCAR: Here’s how the 8 remaining playoff drivers stack up
    Just eight drivers remain eligible to win the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series championship following the round of 12. Here is how they stack up to begin the round of 8. Hendrick Motorsports’ Chase Elliott, who has now won four consecutive NASCAR Cup Series road course races, closed out the round of 12 of the 2020 playoffs […] NASCAR: Here’s how the 8 remaining playoff drivers stack up - Be...2020
  • • NASCAR: Erik Jones racing for a special cause in Charlotte
    Erik Jones is set to compete for a special cause in this Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval. While he won’t be racing for a NASCAR Cup Series championship or to advance to the next round of the 2020 playoffs, Joe Gibbs Racing’s Erik Jones is still set to […] NASCAR: Erik Jones racing for a special cause in Charlotte - Beyond the Fl...2020
  • • Eckes' playoff run ends in last-lap crash at Talladega: 'Just came up short'
    While one Kyle Busch Motorsports driver had reason to celebrate, another saw his NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series championship hopes dashed. Raphael Lessard edged out Trevor Bayne for his first career victory on the final lap as the caution flag flew in Saturday‘s Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Talladega Superspeedway, the Round of 10 […]...2020
  • • How one caution turned the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs upside down
    One caution helped Kurt Busch turn the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs on its head and breathe new life into his quest for a second series championship....2020
  • • NASCAR: Here’s how the 12 remaining playoff drivers stack up
    Just 12 drivers remain eligible to win the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series championship following the round of 16. Here is how they stack up to begin the round of 12. Stewart-Haas Racing’s Kevin Harvick, the first driver to secure his spot in the round of 12 of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs by winning […] NASCAR: Here’s how the 12 remaining playoff drivers stack up - Beyond the Flag - Bey...2020

Series Championship rumors, scandals

  • • Twins’ Marwin Gonzalez ‘remorseful’ over Astros’ cheating scandal
    Minnesota Twins utility player Marwin Gonzalez on Tuesday apologized for the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing controversy, saying he’s “remorseful” for his role in the scandal. Gonzalez spent seven seasons at the MLB level with the Astros organization, including 2017, which was the season in which the team was found guilty of employing technologically sophisticated sign-stealing methods on the way to...2020
  • • Hinch: 'Fair question' if Astros' Series win tainted
    2020
  • • Managers, Top Front Office Execs On Expiring Contracts
    Monday was one of the most stunning days baseball has seen in recent memory. Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow and A.J. Hinch, who oversaw several contending teams in Houston and led the club to a World Series championship, lost their jobs as a result of a sign-stealing scandal. Before accusations against the Astros arose several…...2020
  • • The case for each AL Manager of the Year finalist
    It's difficult to make an argument against any of the three finalists for the 2018 American League Manager of the Year Award. In many other years, Alex Cora of the Red Sox would have been a runaway winner after leading Boston to the most wins in franchise history and a World Series Championship -- in his first year at the helm of the team. But nobody in the league did more with less than Oakland's...2018
  • • Red Sox left insane tip after World Series celebration in LA
    The Boston Red Sox have gladly spent hundreds of thousands — if not millions — of dollars celebrating their 2018 World Series championship, and it sounds like they have been mighty generous while doing so. TMZ reported earlier in the week that the Red Sox bought roughly $300,000 worth of booze while partying at a nightclub in Los Angeles after they defeated the Dodgers in Game 5 of the World Serie...2018
  • • David Price confirms he will not opt out of Red Sox contract
    David Price silenced his critics with some outstanding playoff pitching to help lead the Boston Red Sox to a World Series championship, but the left-hander is not going to see if that performance would earn him more money on the free agent market. Before the Red Sox held their championship parade on Wednesday, Price confirmed to reporters that he will not opt out of the final four years of his con...2018
  • • Cubs expected to keep Joe Maddon for 2019 season
    Though the Cubs’ postseason run ended earlier than the team hoped, the loss in last night’s NL wild-card game doesn’t seem like it will lead to a change in the dugout. The Cubs are expected to retain manager Joe Maddon through the 2019 season, ESPN.com’s Jesse Rogers reports.Maddon is under contract through next year in what will be the final season of the five-year, $25M deal he signed to come to...2018

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